Drunk biking targeted by Denver: Advocates worry policy could encourage drunk driving

Cyclists in Denver will now be subject to a new Denver Police Department enforcement policy that says drunk bikers, like drunk drivers, can be charged with DUI. The change, announced internally last week, is designed to align with state laws, officials say, though some bike advocates worry this kind of enforcement could potentially encourage drunk driving in cars.
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